Casey’s (Nasdaq: CASY) is a Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa (Des Moines metro area). Over the years, Casey's has grown to become the third-largest convenience store retailer, and fifth-largest pizza chain in the United Sates, with 2,500 stores and 44,000 team members across 16 Midwestern states. Casey's offers self-service fuel, a wide selection of grocery items and an array of freshly prepared food items. Among the most popular of Casey's prepared foods are its made-from-scratch pizzas, donuts, subs, and sandwiches. Casey's operates from three company distribution centers, enabling an approximate delivery of 90% of in-store products as well as 55% of fuel. The first store opened in 1968 in Boone, Iowa. In the years following, Casey's found success by opening stores in other small towns across Iowa. Approximately 50% of Casey's stores are still found in areas with populations of 5,000 or less. In contrast, roughly 25% of Casey's are now located in areas with populations of 20,000 or more. Casey's has a strong balance sheet and owns nearly all of its assets, which allows the company to consistently take advantage of growth opportunities.